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Communications & Media Law

Cameras in the Courtroom

S.2043 (Sen. DeFrancisco) – would permit news coverage by audio-visual means of courtroom trials in New York State. (2009/2010 Legislative Sessions)

  • Report in support of legislation by the Communications & Media Law Committee, 2008.

Right of Publicity

S.6790 (Sen. Sampson) - Prohibits using the persona of a deceased personality. (2009/2010 Legislative Sessions)

  • Report in opposition to legislation by the Committee on Art Law, the Committee on Communications & Media Law, the Committee on Copyright & Literary Property and the Committee on Entertainment Law, April 2010.

Video Games

Report from the Communications & Media Law Committee and the Information Technology Law Committee on violent video game legislation, June 2007.


For a full list of committee reports, click here.